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April Ryan Kicks Off 2019 NABJ Media Institute Carousel of Programming

 

Training and development are at the core of NABJ's historic mission. This spring, we invite you to take advantage of the diverse opportunities we have made available in various regions via our skills-based trainings and regional conferences. 


I am excited about the programming we have scheduled, as NABJ has excelled at providing quality journalism training and skills development year-round. We anticipate upwards of 1,500 registrants at this spring's NABJ Media Institute Programs

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Kim Godwin Elevated to Executive VP for News at CBS

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 11, 2019) -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates Kimberly Godwin on her recent promotion to executive vice president of news at CBS News. Godwin is now considered to be the top ranking black journalist and executive leader among network news organizations.

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NABJ Celebrates #BlackHistoryMonth

President Sarah Glover to Make Several Keynotes 
 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (Feb. 7, 2019) - NABJ President Sarah Glover will keynote several events in February in celebration of Black History Month.
 
On Feb. 11, President Glover will speak at Southeast Missouri State University, where she will discuss current trends in the media industry and provide an update onNABJ's Black Male Media Project. 
 
This event is open to the public. More information is available here.

 

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#NABJ19 History in the Making 

NABJ Returns to Miami After 32 Years
 

 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 7, 2019) - We are expecting record attendance this August in Miami at the NABJ Convention and Career Fair. Members are encouraged to utilize our March 1 Early-Bird Registration promotion, as it will not be extended this year.
 
As previously communicated, room blocks are sold out at four hotels. Members are still encouraged to contact these hotels as rooms outside of the block may be available. Additionally, we are exploring other hotel options and will notify members if we are successful in securing more rooms.

 

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NABJ Announces Three Key Appointments to National Office Staff

Robinson Stewart Johnson-Evans

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 28, 2019) - The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced today three new additions to its national office staff.

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#NABJ19 Call for Session Proposals is Now Open



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Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists Statement on Racial Slur Used by TV Reporter

ST. LOUIS  (Jan. 20, 2019) - It is with great concern that the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists (GSLABJ) responds to the controversy surrounding the perceived use of a racial slur by a KTVI television reporter in St. Louis during a morning newscast Thursday, January 17th. 

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WATCH LIVE: NABJ contributes to Power Shift Summit 2.0




WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 15, 2019)  - The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is playing a role in the Freedom Forum Institute's Power Shift Summit 2.0 at the Newseum today. The summit has gathered invited leaders across journalism and the media industry to focus on #MeToo and the media, one year later. 

Watch the Power Shift Summit 2.0 Live from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT here.

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NABJ Reacts to CBS Political Unit Hirings



CBS announces the initial "embed" team of digital journalists for the 2020 campaign.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 15, 2019) The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is very disappointed in and disturbed about CBS News' recent announcement showcasing new hires for coverage of the 2020 Presidential election. The uproar began following a producer's tweet that included a graphic with 12 staffers, of which none are African American or black.

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RABJ Statement on Racist Words Used to Describe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park

The Rochester Association of Black Journalists condemns the clearly racist language used to describe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park, last Friday on the News 10NBC 5:30 p.m. newscast.

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NABJ Call for Amendments due Feb. 7, 2019



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President's Message: Support NABJ as we build for the future

As 2018 comes to a close, consider a gift to the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) as part of your year-end giving. NABJ has made progress in 2018 in multiple arenas and has furthered many elements of our industry recognized NABJ Strategic Plan 2017-2020. The organization continues to advocate for black journalists and journalists of color. NABJ is also on the front lines working to ensure fair coverage of black and minority communities, to hold the powerful accountable, and to protect press freedom. Read the entire Dec. 28, 2018 NABJ President's message here


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Happy Founders Day, NABJ!

On this date in 1975, a group of esteemed black journalists came together to form the National Association of Black Journalists. Today, the NABJ boasts about 4,000 members worldwide. The association advocates for and on behalf of black journalists, and for fair and balanced coverage of communities of color. NABJ is the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation. NABJ is grateful for the 44 men and women who formed our beloved association. Their legacy carries on today.
 
Support the 44 More Annual Giving Campaign.  We need your help.

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#NABJ19 Registration is Now Open!


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Update: Police Confirm Identity of NABJ Member Ray Taliaferro

 



Washington, D.C. (Dec. 3, 2018) -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) says Paducah, Kentucky police have now confirmed that a body found Sunday afternoon is that of NABJ member and former radio host Ray Taliaferro.  Two teenagers found the body in a wooded area near the stadium about a mile from where he was last seen November 10. 

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NABJ Leads First-Ever Reporting Mission to Asia
Delegation reports from China on trade, reform, poverty alleviation and innovation



NABJ members at the Great Wall in Beijing, China.

Shanghai, China (Dec. 3, 2018) - A delegation of National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) members is wrapping up a week-long reporting project in China covering innovation, trade and reform as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced progress at the G20 Summit in resolving trade disputes between the two countries. The delegation of 12 seasoned and emerging journalists visited Beijing, Anhui Province and Shanghai.


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NABJ Applauds CNN White House Credential Reinstatement

 

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 16, 2018) -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) applauds the court order reinstating the White House press credential of CNN's Jim Acosta. Federal Judge Timothy J. Kelly issued a temporary restraining order prompting the immediate reinstatement while other issues are determined in subsequent litigation. CNN reacted favorably to what is at least a temporary victory.

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NABJ Contributes to Freedom Forum Institute's Power Shift Summit 2.0




Washington, D.C. (Nov. 15, 2018)
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On Jan. 15, 2019, the Freedom Forum Institute's Power Shift Project will convene the Power Shift Summit 2.0 at the Newseum. The summit will gather invited leaders across journalism and the media industry to focus on #MeToo and the media one year later.

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NABJ Announces 2018 NABJ Les Payne Reporting Trip to China Student Scholarships 


From left to right: Christiana Ford, Shannon Simmons, Shayla Simmons, Belynda Wesley, and Kyla Wright


Washington, D.C. (Nov. 13, 2018) -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the 2018 NABJ Les Payne Reporting Trip to China scholarship.

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NABJ Appalled by President Trump's Continued Disrespect of African-American
Women Journalists and Journalists in General



Washington, D.C. (Nov. 9, 2018) --
President Donald Trump rejected National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) member and CNN White House reporter Abby Phillip's question today as "stupid" on national television. Phillip asked the President if he wanted acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to "rein in Mueller," referring to Robert Mueller the special counsel investigating possible Russian influence in the 2016 election. Whitaker has been critical of the Mueller investigation.

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NABJ Calls for Reinstatement of Reporter's White House Credentials

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 8, 2018) --President Donald Trump's behavior at Wednesday's post-election news conference was unwarranted and unacceptable.

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Poynter, NABJ Announce the 2018 Diversity Leadership Class


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2018) - The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) are pleased to announce the 2018 class for the Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media, a transformative leadership program for journalists of color.

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Firing of Megyn Kelly is Warranted, says NABJ


Washington, D.C. (Oct. 25, 2018) -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is monitoring reports that Megyn Kelly's recent offensive comments about blackface Halloween costumes have led to some changes at NBC.

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NABJ mourns Founder Vince Sanders

 


Washington, D.C. (Oct. 17, 2018) --
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of founder Vince Sanders, who died Oct. 10 in Longwood, Florida, according to his wife Joyce Sanders. He was 83.


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#NABJ19 Hotels are Now Accepting Reservations


The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) room block at the host hotel for the 2019 Convention & Career Fair is now open. Due to overwhelming interest, we know the host hotel and nearby hotel will sell out. If it's important for you to be in the host hotel, do not delay in making your reservations. The NABJ board, staff and South Florida Association of Black Journalists are excited to welcome you to Miami from Aug. 7-11, 2019.

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Our new Region 2 Director


Washington, D.C. (Oct. 15, 2018) -- NABJ President Sarah Glover appoints Sia Nyorkor as the NABJ Region II Director 2018-20. 

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NABJ Reporting Trip to China Travel Update

Washington, D.C. (Sept. 25, 2018) -- So far, dozens of NABJers have expressed interest in participating in the 2018 NABJ Les Payne Reporting Trip to China, a phenomenal opportunity for members to provide news coverage from Asia. The trip honors Les Payne, NABJ founder and the fourth president of NABJ, for his revolutionary work to introduce NABJ members and students to foreign reporting experiences. 

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NABJ Students Go to China

At least three students will be chosen by the National Association of Black Journalists for an incredible all expenses-paid trip to China as part of the NABJ Les Payne Reporting Trip to China for international reporting and training. The students will be part of a delegation of NABJ members traveling from Nov. 24-Dec. 4, 2018. 

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NABJ Celebrates the Unveiling of Alice Allison Dunnigan Statue at the Newseum



A 1947 photograph of Alice Allison Dunnigan is the inspiration for the statue (left). 

Washington, D.C. (Sept. 19, 2018) -- A life-sized bronze statue of Alice Allison Dunnigan, the first African-American woman to receive credentials to cover the White House and Congress, will be unveiled at the Newseum on Friday, Sept. 21 at 1 p.m.


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NABJ Mourns the Loss of Ken Smikle of Target Market News

 

Washington, D.C. (September 14, 2018) -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of Ken Smikle, a journalist and leading authority on marketing and media aimed at African-American audiences.

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NABJ Applauds Jericka Duncan for Watchdog #MeToo Reporting


Washington, D.C. (Sept. 13, 2018) -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) hails CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan for her reporting on #MeToo allegations under tough circumstances at her network this week. 

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